Steps to Troubleshoot Error 0x122


A fault occurring in the WHEA Error Reporting or an internal bug dealing with certain parameters causes 0x122 error.

Download the Diagnostic

There are certain situations when missing entries in your registry and registry corruption causes this problem. Try running a registry scan to identify if there are any such issues.

  1. Click the button below to download and install the Diagnostic
  2. Perform a Registry scan and fix any problems detected.
  3. Restart your computer.

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Update Windows

Windows Update is a tool that downloads and installs security and other updates on your machines on a regular basis. Updates are helpful to fix commonly encountered problems and programming bugs. Try diagnosing error 0x122 as follows:

  1. In the Search Box on your Taskbar, type Update.
  2. Open Check for Updates from the Search Results.
  3. It opens the Settings window with Windows Update tab.
  4. Click the Check for Updates button.

Turn Off Overclocking

The process of overclocking pushes your hardware components harder and faster in an attempt to achieve a higher speed and clock rate. This process which increases the voltage of your CPU can fail and cause error 0x122.

  1. Click Start, and then Settings.
  2. Click Update & Security icon.
  3. Click the Recovery tab.
  4. In the right-hand side panel, click the Restart Now button under Advanced Startup category.
  5. Your computer will restart and come up with several options.
  6. Click Troubleshoot under Advanced Startup.
  7. Select Advanced Options | UEFI Firmware Settings.
  8. Click the Restart button.

Check Drive To Fix Error 0x122

Scan your hard disk for errors and bad sectors. The disk checkup utility in Windows will attempt to repair bad sectors detected on your hard disk.

  1. Double- click This PC icon.
  2. Right-click your system drive, usually C:\
  3. Select Properties.
  4. Click the Tools tab.
  5. Click Check.
  6. Click Scan Drive.
  7. The computer cannot scan your primary partition while it is in use. A system reboot is required to start the scan at the pre-boot interval process.

Use a Restore Point

System Restore is a recovery feature that restores your computer to a previous state without deleting your documents and other files. This feature returns Windows settings to an earlier point in time.

  1. Right-click This PC icon.
  2. Select Properties.
  3. Click Advanced system settings.
  4. Click the System Protection tab.
  5. Click System Restore.
  6. A wizard will appear on your screen.
  7. Click Next.
  8. Check-up the Show more restore points box to expand the available items in the list box.
  9. Select a preferred restore point, and then click Next.


Windows Memory Diagnostic commonly abbreviated as mdsched is a common tool used to identify problems with your computer RAM. This diagnostic tool conducts memory tests automatically when you restart the computer.

  1. Press Windows Key + X, select Control Panel.
  2. Click System and Security | Administrative Tools.
  3. Double-click Windows Memory Diagnostic.
  4. Click Restart Now and Check for Problems.


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